Postmodernism

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Postmodernism: Does it Have Marxist or Historicist Origins?

Feb 20, 2014 by George Seaver |

Much more than Marxism, Historicism has influenced culture and politics and accounts for many of the ideologies and sentiments that emerge in academia today.

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Postmodernism and Governance

Sep 20, 2012 by William H. Young |

William Young analyzes the impact of postmodern ideas on American political discourse.

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Wall-Chart Wisdom

Jan 17, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood praises vintage illustrated botany and zoology wall charts as reflecting an antidote for postmodern epistemological malaise.

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Virtue and Western Civilization

Dec 15, 2011 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the decline of virtue, once integral to the educational process in the Western tradition.

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Lady Gaga Makes It to Harvard

Nov 21, 2011 by Charlotte Allen |

Charlotte Allen ponders the curious fascination academics seem to have with a popular singer. Perhaps it's connected to post-modernist theory?

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Postmodern Science and Western Civilization

Nov 17, 2011 by William H. Young |

William Young assesses the impact of postmodern ideology on the natural sciences.

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Postmodern Mesmerists and Western Civilization

Nov 03, 2011 by William H. Young |

Although the American Founders were not seduced by fashionable pseudo-science from France, William Young notes that contemporary academics have eagerly embraced it.

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Factions and Western Civilization

Oct 20, 2011 by William H. Young |

William Young continues his series with an examination of factions, the "mortal diseases" which have plagued republican governments since antiquity.

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Socially Constructed Mathematics—That Will Make All the Difference!

Sep 26, 2011 by George Leef |

The University of North Carolina is hosting a professor from the University of Illinois who maintains that what “minority” students need if they’re going to understand math is for it to be presented as a “social… Continue Reading | 2 Comments >

Postmodern Philodoxers and Western Civilization

Sep 08, 2011 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the replacement of philosophy's pursuit of truth with philodoxy's denial of it.

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Human Nature and Western Civilization

Aug 03, 2011 by William H. Young |

William H. Young begins a new occasional series of articles focused on Western Civilization and current academic issues with a discussion of human nature.

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MLA Lingo Bingo

Jan 13, 2011 by David Clemens |

I tried, but it is nearly impossible to parody the Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention’s yearly orgy of political correctness, anti-capitalism, and Theory, just concluded in Los Angeles.  

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21st-Century Studies

Nov 19, 2010 by Peter Wood |

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for 21st Century Studies is an example of the academic left recycling clichés and passing them off as modern.

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Nouveau Relativism in Academe

Sep 27, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Further thoughts on the AAC&U’s praise of ‘perspective-taking.’

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Domestic Faction in a Republic, Part III

Jun 25, 2010 by George Seaver |

In the United States today - education, media, law, family policy, and national security - deconstruction clashes with classical liberalism.

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